Guest Blogger



Hi Everyone my name is +Beverly (aka Truddle - Truddlebug). I am married to Jamie, and the mom to 5 (4 girls and 1 boy), and the grandma to the same (3 girls and 2 boys). My kids are now on their own, but there are times when one or more of them will land back into the nest to catch their breath, before once again venturing off into the world on their own.

I have been a full time WAHM since my youngest was 10, and have not looks back since. Before this I was a SAHM who wanted to be a WAHM.... the only reason I wasn't is because my job had not been invented yet!

My comute to work each day is under a minute, as I wander from the coffee pot in the kitchen to my office. Traffic can be a killer some mornings as I trip and stumble over one of the cats or Dudley our dog, who seem to love to sprawl on the dark floor along my path.

Today I am the site manager for this wonderful pediatric website and have been here for the past 11 or so years. (time sure flys!)

Although I work in a silent house, my days seem to get very noisy, and there are days I wish for quiet. As you can tell by now, I tend to ramble, so don't hesitate to tell me to sit on my fingers for awhile if I go on for to long.

It is nice to meet all of you, and I look forward to getting to know everyone.


Blog Posts by Truddle

  • 365 Grains of Sand

    365 Grains of Sand

    As I fell asleep last night my hand opened to reveal 365 worn grains of sand – each like an empty package, with ribbon and bows strewn about… each grain of sand, like a day in the past year, tiny in comparison to the full scheme of things.

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  • Do You Ever Just Wonder?

    Do You Ever Just Wonder?

    I am but one person in a vast expanse of many. My voice is quiet and many times gets lost when given among many. There are times when I wonder when this voice is quiet, once and for all, if it will be remembered, missed.

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  • sullivantruddle

    The Innocence of Discovery

    There is something beautiful in witnessing the Innocence of discovery! This little snuggle bunny has captivated this grandma’s heart in a way that is so pure and intense. Surrounded by toys, sitting in the middle of the living room floor, playing happily when he stops… Something has caught his eye.

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  • Footprintstruddle


    As I swing the heavy mop across the floor I could not help but feel frustrated – it seemed I was forever having to mop up muddy footprints. It seemed that I would just get the floor clean and those footprints would somehow magically appear again.

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  • biketruddle

    Some dreams are meant to be

    Yesterday on my walkabout, (yes I am still doing the loop) I was trying to notice things that normally my eyes would pass over. I came across some very colorful leaves, some flowers, birds, but the one thing that caught my attention and took my breath away was when I rounded the corner to the […]

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  • smallbird-truddle

    Silent Reminder

    It is told that when I was a few months over a year old, I was still not walking on my own. It was my grandmother who solved the problem. I was able to stand, and walk quite well while holding onto a single finger of another person, so my grandmother took me for a […]

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  • Make Every Day Count

    Make Every Day Count

    As parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles we get so busy living life we forgot to live! Somewhere along the way we forget what it is like to be a child.

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